Digital Single Market Group Meeting

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Date(s) - 18/01/2016
11:00 - 13:00




Monday 18 January 2016

11.00-13.00 ~ London

For an invitation:

The next meeting of the Digital Single Market Group will take place on Monday 18th January 2016 from 1100 to 1300 hours in London, chaired by Malcolm Harbour CBE (former MEP and Chair of the Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee – IMCO).

The main purpose of the meeting is to receive a debrief from the DSM Group delegation to Brussels on 9th December, together with a progress report and updates on the latest developments.

The Group will also discuss the Digital4EU Stakeholder Forum to be held in Brussels on Thursday 25 February 2016. This one-day event, organised by the European Commission, will be centred around the progress made in creating a Digital Single Market in Europe.

Digital4EU 2016 will concentrate on five areas:

  • The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) mobilising digital projects;
  • Delivering the Digital Single Market – from the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) to action;
  • The right infrastructure for a>Innovate, start and scale-up;
  • Data as the fuel for our new economy.

Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger will deliver keynote speeches during the event, which will be opened by Roberto Viola Director-General of DG Connect. Registrations for the event will open in January 2016.

Please email if you wish to attend and/or participate in the new working groups (on data location, platforms and skills). All DPA members & registered observers are invited, but room capacity is limited and places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. An agenda and venue details will be sent to registrants in due course.

This meeting is for DPA members and registered observers only. If you are interested in becoming a member we would welcome your attendance as a taster, but before any further participation, you would then need to join us.  More details are available at: